DLA 2202 Clinical Practice

Assignments will be to two private dental offices to provide practical experience in dental assist ing. Students will also observe the role of the dental assistant in working with an Oral Surgeon, Pedodontist, Periodontist, Endodontist, and Orthodontist. Five observations are required with no less than 3 hours at each office to ensure observation of a variety of procedures. Online seminars provide the student with opportunities to discuss practical experiences and allow for preparation for the Dental Assisting National Board Exam through discussion, video, and quizzes for review. Students -Must complete 300 hours of on the job work experiences (30 hours per week x 10 weeks). Prerequisite: This course is part of a Limited Admissions Program; registration in this course requires admission to the program and current CPR certification.